AT THE FARM AT SHIREMAN HOMESTEAD IN COLUMBUS
THROUGH DECEMBER 21 - The Shireman
Homestead, 7060 West 200 North, Columbus, invites
you to Holiday at the Farm on December 19 - 21, from
5:00 - 7:00 PM each night. Cost is $5 per
person. Enjoy a jingle ride to their holiday
village where you can visit Santa's House, the
Holiday Treat House, Santa's Workshop, and bring
your letters to mail to Santa. For more
information, visit shiremanhomestead.com or find
them on Facebook.
KETTLE BELL RINGERS SOUGHT
THROUGH DECEMBER 23 - The Salvation Army is
looking for volunteers to ring bells for their
annual Red Kettle Campaign. This annual
fundraiser helps the Salvation Army assist folks
with their utilities and rent and provides food
boxes during the holiday season and supports various
youth, women, and men's programs throughout the
year. You can do this an individual, get your
friends and family together, or team up with your
co-workers. For days and locations where bell
ringers are needed, contact the Salvation Army at
FOR THE KENKO CHALLENGE
THROUGH JANUARY 13 - Reach Healthy Communities
invites you to get a team together and to join the
KENKO Challenge beginning on January 13th.
This 8 week team-based wellness challenge will
feature interactive, fun, and energizing challenges
and games, learn healthy lifestyle behaviors,
real-time scoring, and social media
interaction. Teams can be from 2 to 7 people,
and the team with the highest total points will win
prizes and be crowned KENKO Champions! Cost is
$10 per person with an optional $15 lipid/glucose
screening voucher available during the
challenge. Register online at
GLOBETROTTERS AT COLUMBUS NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
THROUGH JANUARY 21 - The world famous Harlem
Globetrotters will stop in Columbus on Wednesday,
January 21st, at 7:00 PM. They'll bring their
fun, family show to Columbus North High School's
Memorial Gym. Tickets are available at the
Columbus North Athletic Office or online at
ticketweb.com. For more information, visit http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/event/harlem-globetrotters-columbus-north-high-school-gym
SING-ALONG AT BROWN COUNTY PLAYHOUSE
DECEMBER 19 - The Brown County Playhouse, 70 S.
Van Buren St., Nashville, will host a Christmas
Sing-Along on Friday, December 19th, at 7:30
PM. Admission cost is $12 per person.
Brown County beer and wine will be sold. For
more information, visit browncountyplayhouse.org.
"THE NUTCRACKER" AT ERNE AUDITORIUM
DECEMBER 20 - Dancers Studio will present
"The Nutcracker" on Saturday, December
20th, with performances at 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM at
Columbus North High School's Judson Erne
Auditorium. Advance tickets are $15 for adults
and $10 for students, and may be purchased at Donner
Center, kidscommons, and Dancers Studio, 211
Washington St., Columbus. Tickets at the door
will be $17 and $12. For more information,
call 812-376-8080 or visit dancers-studio.org.
WRAPPING FOR A CAUSE & CRAFT FAIR AT WALDRON
DECEMBER 20 - The Waldron General Store, 110 W.
Washington St., Waldron, will host Wrapping For A
Cause & Craft Fair on Saturday, December 20th,
from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Bring your gifts and
have them wrapped in exchange for non-perishable
items for the food pantry and shop the craft
fair. To be a vendor or for more information,
call Amy Harness at 317-412-2091.
FOR CHRISTMAS" AT ST. BARTHOLOMEW CATHOLIC
DECEMBER 20 - St. Bartholomew Catholic Church,
1306 27th St., Columbus, will present "Brass
for Christmas" featuring the St. Bartholomew
Brass Choir on Saturday, December 20th, at 7:00
PM. An offering will be accepted. For
more information, call 812-379-9353 Ext. 237.
HOUSE PROGRAM AT SEYMOUR LIBRARY
DECEMBER 21 - Information Services Clerk Trina
Roark will lead a Gingerbread House Program on
Sunday, December 21st, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM in the
Seymour Library Meeting Room. There will be a
limit of 30 participants and supplies will be
furnished for this free program to build your own
gingerbread house. Registration is required by
Thursday, December 18th, by going to myjclibrary.org/events
or by calling the Seymour Library at 523-4636.
For more information, call Becky Brewer at 522-3412
CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN COLUMBUS
DECEMBER 21 - The St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6045
E. State St., Columbus, invites you to a Christmas
Concert featuring the Second Presbyterian Church
Beecher Singers & Orchestra on Sunday, December
21st, at 7:00 PM. A pre-concert Harp Recital
will begin at 6:40 PM. Admission is free.
For more information, call 376-6504.
CHRISTMAS MEAL AT ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN CHURCH IN
DECEMBER 25 - St. Peter's Lutheran Church,
corner of 4th and Chestnut Streets, Columbus, will
team up with the Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family
Center to sponsor a free Christmas Day Dinner from
Noon - 2:00 PM. For more information, call the
LCNFC at 379-1630 or visit www.lcnfc.org.
CELEBRATION AT BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
DECEMBER 29; 6:00 PM in the Red Room
Kwanza is a celebration that honors African
heritage in African-American culture observed from
December 26th - January 1st. The program will
feature "Practicing the Culture of Kwanza:
Living the Seven Principles". After the
program, there will be a feast in the Conference
Room, and those attending are asked to bring a side
dish. This celebration has been organized by
the local NAACP.
FRIDAYS FOR FAMILIES IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 2 - The Columbus Area Arts Council will
present "Ruditoonz" at the free First
Friday for Families event on Friday, January 2nd, at
The Commons in Downtown Columbus starting at 6:00
PM. For more information, visit www.artsincolumbus.org.
WITH THE STARS-COLUMBUS STYLE" AT CLARION HOTEL
& CONFERENCE CENTER IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 17 - The Clarion Hotel and Conference
Center, Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus, will host
"Dancing With The Stars- Columbus Style"
on Saturday, January 17th, for shows at 2:00 PM and
7:00 PM. Tickets for the afternoon matinee
will be $15 and the evening show will be $35.
Tickets may be purchased at the BCSC Administration
Building on Central Avenue in Columbus.
Proceeds will benefit Children Inc. and Family
School Partners. For more information, call
Heather at 314-3860 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
AND MARK TO PERFORM AT HARLEQUIN THEATRE IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 22 - The Harlequin Theatre, in the Fair
Oaks Mall in Columbus, welcomes back amazing
guitarists Loren and Mark with special guests The
McGuires on Thursday, January 22nd, at 7:00
PM. Advance tickets are $15 and may be
purchased at Viewpoint Books, the Mall Office, or
the Harlequin Box Office. Tickets at the door
will be $18. For more information, call
812-343-4597 or visit www.theharlequintheatre.com.
"THE SOUNDS OF SUMMER, A BEACH BOYS
TRIBUTE" AT HARLEQUIN THEATRE IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 31 & FEBRUARY 1 - Beach Boys fans
will want to attend "The Sounds of Summer, A
Beach Boys Tribute" at the Harlequin Theatre on
Saturday, January 31st, and Sunday, February
1st. Show times will be 7:00 PM on Saturday
and 3:00 PM on Sunday. Come here over 30 songs
that tell the story of "America's Band",
the Beach Boys. Advance tickets are $15 and
may be purchased at Viewpoint Books, the Mall
Office, or the Harlequin Box Office. Tickets
at the door will be $18. For more information,
call 812-343-4597 or visit www.theharlequintheatre.com.
REAL GROUP IN CONCERT AT THE COMMONS IN COLUMBUS
FEBRUARY 21 - The Real Group, the
internationally acclaimed professional a capella
vocal jazz quintet from Sweden, will celebrate 30
years together by performing on Saturday, February
21st, at The Commons at 7:30 PM. The concert
will be a part of their 2015 Tour of the United
States. Purchase tickets at Viewpoint Books
and online at www.ticketriver.com/event/13451.
For more information, call 812-379-9353 or visit www.therealgroup.se.